Please join us for this expanded opportunity to share experiences with your airport certification, operations, maintenance, engineering and planning colleagues from all parts of the Midwest.

Interact with the FAA Great Lakes Region Airports District Office staff who will keep you up to date on the latest issues, concerns, recommendations and requirements concerning the safe and efficient operation, growth and development of your airport.

Hear presentations from your peers from around the country regarding their experience and methods of dealing with an expanded presentation of airport issues. Topics include but aren’t limited to PFAS; marking signs and lighting, wildlife, obstruction construction evaluations, airport overlay districts, solar on airports, snow removal best practices, recycling and much more.

Visit with exhibitors representing all facets of airfield maintenance.

View Agenda*

* Due to travel restrictions the FAA will be participating in the conference virtually.
The general session and Ops tracks will have live interaction with the FAA. Other sessions will have Q&A ability.


In-Person Registration

Half Day Environmental Workshop ONLY – $300
Two Day Airports Conference ONLY – $450
Environmental Workshop AND Airports Conference – $650
Student Rate for Airports Conference – $287


Virtual Registration

Virtual attendance includes ONLY:

  • Airports Conference General Sessions
  • Track 1 Airport Certification & Operations

Virtual Registration – $450


Hotel Reservations

Hotel reservations can be made by clicking here


Registration Deadline and Cancellation Policy

Registration and payment should be received no later than September 24, 2021. Those who meet this deadline will be eligible for two $100 prize drawings.

Registrations and/or cancellations must be submitted in writing. All cancellation requests for conference registrations received before September 24, 2021 are subject to a $100 processing fee. Refunds will be processed after the conference takes place. There will be no refunds of any kind after October 24, 2021. Substitutions will be accepted without penalty. No-shows will be expected to pay their appropriate registration fee. The Great Lakes Chapter reserves the right to cancel any conference if the number of registrants is insufficient. In this event, we will notify all registrants and refund the registration fee in full. However, any costs incurred by the registrants such as hotel cancellation or airline penalties, are the responsibility of the registrant.